May 4, 2016

Our brain suppresses perception related to heartbeat, for our own good

Posted by in categories: computing, neuroscience

An interesting and important twist for researchers studying the replication of the brain and thought processes in computers.

Researchers have discovered that the human brain suppresses the sensory effects of the heartbeat. They believe that this mechanism prevents internal sensations from interfering with the brain’s perception of the external world. This mechanism could also have something to do with anxiety disorders.

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